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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4079
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans II; Alexandria
Denomination:  Dodecanummium
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  642
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  9.20
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0194.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans II facing, unbearded, wearing chlamys with fibula, and cross-topped crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: IB; cross potent above an M between the numerals.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None. Mint mark: AΛЄΞ.

Bibliography:  MIB III 188

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; undertype unclear.

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